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Bishop Brady graduate Brendan Johnson fires a pass out of a clean pocket during New Hampshire’s victory over Vermont in the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl in Castleton, Vt., on Saturday. Johnson tossed three TD passes, helping the Granite State win its 15th straight game in the series. 

(Valley News - Kristen Zeis)

Gutsy trick play helps New Hampshire overcome Vermont for 15th straight Shrine Game victory

Sunday, August 2, 2015

CASTLETON, Vt. – The New Hampshire team was about to run the play that would change the course of the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, and as he lined up at his wide receiver position, Kyle Gaudet had one thought: Catch the ball. He had already gone through what happened when he didn’t. “I was thinking ‘I’ve got to catch this,’ …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Events Concussion testing for Belmont High School athletes will be held Monday-Wednesday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Aug. 12-14 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. All students who need a concussion test must do so before Aug. 17 (Aug. 10 for football). G olf tournament, the Bow Falcons Booster Club’s 19th annual, will be held at Stonebridge Country Club Aug. 10. Shotgun start is at …

On the Suncook River, a slow, rolling disaster response

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Nearly a decade after the Suncook River jumped its banks in Epsom – in the most dramatic change of course for a river in New Hampshire’s recorded history – the state is now beginning work to stabilize the waterway as it continues to evolve and threaten nearby infrastructure. Though some have accused the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Little League state tournament The Concord 9/10-year-old Little League team beat Goffstown, 5-2, on the first day of the state tournament at Blake Marston Field in Bedford. Brooks Craigue (5.2 IP, 6 Ks) kept Goffstown scoreless for much of the game. Concord scored four runs in the third …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, July 27, 2015

Javelin champion Concord’s Buzz Gagne won the gold medal Sunday in the javelin at the 2015 USATF Masters National Championship held at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Fla. Gagne threw 166-11 in the 65-69 age group for his 10th National Masters Championship. Duston CC golf Duston …

Town Crier for July 26, 2015

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Allenstown Senior activities canceled ∎ Suncook Senior Center will have no activities after lunch from Monday to Friday because the church will host the vacation bible school. ∎ Bone Builders will be Mondays and Wednesdays at 9 a.m., taught by the seniors to help build bone strength. For more information, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Golf results Dave Mattson and Tom Bell won the two-ball best ball event at Concord Country Club with a score of 61. DJ Knapton and Mattson tied for second place with Jeff Towle and Dave Perry, both teams shooting a 63. Knapton and Bell took third place with …

Remember Pembroke vets

Saturday, July 25, 2015

M embers of the Pembroke Historical Society (from left) Burt Whittemore, Marilyn Wolf, Marie Brezosky and Ann Hasbany present library director Cindy Stosse (right) with a plaque for the Pembroke Library to honor six Pembroke Academy students who …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, July 24, 2015

Golf result David Prusia, Bill Leber, Craig Sherwell and Gerry Williams placed first in the Mojalaki Senior League event. Wally Strauch, Ed Vigneault, Walter Kulacz and Dave Merwin took second. Al Robertson, John Walker, Nick Pirog and Larry Potter took third. Gil Lambert, George Ewing, Richard Brewster and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, July 24, 2015

Golf result Dick Baxter and George Shelton won the two-ball best ball event at Concord Country Club shooting a score of 59. Second place went to Bob Granger and Tony Hartigan with a 61, while Steve Murphy and Kevin Hobbs tied Jon Lang and Jay Salamy for third …

Barnstead man hospitalized after crash with bridge

Thursday, July 23, 2015

An elderly Barnstead man was brought to the hospital Wednesday after he drove his car through the middle of a fork in the road on Route 4 and eventually crashed into a bridge abutment, police said. James Brickner, 72, was westbound on Route 4 in Pembroke in the …

Police saturation drives out reported burglaries on North Pembroke Road

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A rash of break-ins on North Pembroke Road in Pembroke have apparently subsided after police increased patrols in the area, Chief Dwayne Gilman said. Police in Pembroke recently took reports of four burglaries in nine days on the wooded thoroughfare that connects routes 106 and 28, Gilman said. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Camps/Clinics/Lessons Concord Capitols Football will hold a preseason skills and conditioning clinic every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Martin Field running until regular practices start. The clinic is free and is open to all football players, Capitols and all others, 3rd grade thru high school. The …